54% of 8 year olds will have their own cell phone!
Over 90% of 9-12 th Graders will have cell phones
The 21st Century student’s view on their professional future ONLY “23% of advanced technology students K-12” believe that schools are preparing them for the 21st Century Job Force. Speak Up 2007 Report. Retrieved: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_your_data.html
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Live Radio Broadcasts
High School Students Community Live Radio Show in Maine
Podcast Activity: NPR “This I Believe…” 10 th Grade English Wrote their own This I Believe Recorded for HW via Cell Phone Submitted BEST to NPR Focus: Speaking Skills , Persuasive Writing Skills, Editing Skills
#2 Avatar Project: Spanish Oral Exams High School Spanish 2 & 3 Students Developed an Avatar to take oral exams Used http://voki.com Focus: Engagement in oral speaking, oral speaking exams, culture representation with images